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We have had quite enough runners crying off without losing the two French stars because their ferry can't dock at Dover.
"But he should be paying for the party out of his own pocket and not crying off because he had a bit of flak.
CRYING OFF: Town crier Graham Sutherland announces a day off for pupils to loud cheers from (from left) James Turner, Chun Tak Li, Henry Holdsworth, Haider Mutaqi, Ali Cook and Josh Vizor.